Posts Tagged ‘Florida’

Residents of Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale in Florida may want to avoid drinking their water after Boyd Corbin, a Wilton Manors mayoral candidate, raised concerns about hazardous contaminants found in his drinking water. The issue began when Corbin purchased a hot tub and filled it up with water from his hose. According to WLRN […]

Many Tampa residents received a notice in the mail a few days ago alerting them that the city is temporarily changing their disinfecting agent from chloramines to chlorine. The notice, which you can read in full below, claims that this procedure is merely routine maintenance and that the water will still be safe to drink. […]

If you call Tampa or St. Petersburg home you’re aware that water is a way of life in Southwest Florida. Whether boating in the bay or catching some rays at the beach water seems to be everywhere, so it may surprise you to learn that, according to a recent study, Florida actually has one of […]

In terms of overall water quality Florida ranks near last in a recent study conducted by the Natural Resources Defense Council. There are multiple reasons for Florida’s sub-par water quality: tourism and overall growth are booming, but drinking water supplies untainted by saltwater or wastewater are severely limited. In light of this water quality reality […]

Residents in Jacksonville may find themselves confused regarding the water quality in their sprawling city. Many local citizens complain about the subjective water quality of the tap water, assuring local news outlets like News4Jax that the often strange smell and the metallic taste of the water convince them to either go with bottled water or […]